A Tibetan woman offering prayers in front of a water tank outside the Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet

A Tibetan woman offering prayers in front of a water tank outside the Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet
It’s a historic temple and this water tank must have hold some sacred water, it seems.

A Tibetan woman offering prayers in front of a water tank outside the Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the “Bathing of the Buddha” ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the "Bathing of the Buddha" ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore
Interestingly such ritual is common in Hinduism. Vesak Day is also known as Buddha Purnima, a full moon day that marks birth, enlightenment and also death (Final Nirvana) of the Gautama Buddha. Also interesting to see a baby Buddha statue. Both Buddhists and non-Buddhists were performing this ritual.

A woman pouring warm fragrant water over a baby buddha statue as part of the “Bathing of the Buddha” ritual on the Vesak Day celebrations at Bugis, Singapore

Stone tablets and prayer flags near the Chiu Monastery, Manasarovar lake, Tibet

Stone tablets and prayer flags near  the Chiu Monastery, Manasarovar lake, Tibet
Tibetan tablets usually depict prayers or mantras. And one can see prayer flags all around.

Stone tablets and prayer flags near the Chiu Monastery, Manasarovar lake, Tibet

Front view of the Buddhist temple, Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet

Front view of the Buddhist temple, Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet
One of the sacred Buddhist temple that has distinctly Tibetan colors and housed a few thousands of images of Buddha (various kinds). Apparently built as a small temple around 600 CE.

Front view of the Buddhist temple, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Square, Lhasa, Tibet

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore
This temple was built in Thai style and has a gigantic Buddha statue inside the temple.

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore